Behold The Psychedelic Glory Of Jack Kirby's Argo Art, In Color At Last

Last month, Heavy Metal magazine announced it would be bringing color versions of Jack Kirby’s iconic Lord of Light (and later Operation Argo) art to print the very first time. Before that happens though, io9 is proud to reveal some of the images — as well as how you can get your hands on prints of it at SDCC this… » 6/19/15 5:27pm 6/19/15 5:27pm

How Naked People Dress Up: A Night at the Skin Wars Fashion Show

All the creatures of the nightlife were out on June 4 at Brooklyn’s Kinfolk for the nudest fashion show Studio@Gawker has ever thrown. The June 4 party — heralding the second season premiere of Skin Wars, GSN’s mind-blowing body painting competition hosted by Rupaul — attracted drag queens, media chatterboxes, and a… » 6/10/15 3:40pm 6/10/15 3:40pm

Awesome animation is like a cross between Back to the Future and Tron

If this video doesn't get you going, you're dead inside and we can't be friends. Florian Renner made this short animation, Retrowave, as an ode to the style of the 1980's. It basically combines the worlds of Back to the Future and Tron by turning the DeLorean into a Light Cycle on The Grid. » 2/11/15 12:58pm 2/11/15 12:58pm

Rich touched on this last night but I want to elaborate more - I don't think it's his job to flesh out comments/ find the smart material our commenters are capable of. Adding to the fact that we do have a troll problem (though with pending it's gotten better) I think we do need a team whose sole purpose is to flesh… » 12/22/14 6:14pm 12/22/14 6:14pm

Tips from Bungie to "Grow Your Legend"

"Use these tips to grow your Legend!" reads the subject line of the latest missive from Bungie, creators of the newly released Destiny. Aside from vaguely sounding like a penis enlargement euphemism, their tips are pretty spot on. Too bad that they aren't very helpful. » 9/16/14 4:00pm 9/16/14 4:00pm

J&L Game Has Left Chinatown

J&L Game, one of my favorite game stores as a teenager, has vacated its iconic location on Elizabeth Street in Chinatown. Though relocated for some time now, this was the first time I've seen my old institution as a shell of its former self with my own eyes, and boy was it jarring. » 9/05/14 4:28pm 9/05/14 4:28pm